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8 April 2020
The Coronavirus Act 2020 has changed the way death certification and cremation are managed for the duration of the outbreak across the UK.
12 February 2020
Two trainees discuss how they raised concerns in their workplace to create a fair and productive environment.
22 January 2020
Inquests and FAIs may be intimidating but they are just fact-finding inquiries
28 November 2019
Complaints are an unavoidable part of a doctor’s professional life, so it’s important to know how to prevent them from escalating.
11 November 2019
How do you write a response to a complaint from a patient? Our medico-legal advisers explain all in the MDU podcast.
19 July 2019
Lasting power of attorney, advance decisions and other important aspects of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 explained by Dr Sally Old.
17 December 2015
Dr Christine Tomkins, chief executive of the MDU and Professor Parveen Kumar CBE, president of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF) discuss the issues facing doctors in distress and how both organisations can help.
14 October 2015
Saying sorry is not an admission of guilt. The MDU has been advising doctors for many years to say sorry when something goes wrong.
A recent Supreme Court judgment has introduced what amounts in effect to 'informed consent' to the law of negligence.
When does a doctor need to report gunshot or knife wounds to the police?